Apple Suing Phone Maker HTC Over iPhone Patents

NEW YORK – (AP) Apple Inc., increasingly facing tougher competition in the lucrative market for smart phones, sued Taiwanese phone maker HTC Corp. on Tuesday, accusing the rival of violating patents related to the popular iPhone. HTC was the first company to manufacture a cell phone based...

Patent Holder Sues Smart Phone Makers Over Patents

NEW YORK - (AP) The patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry said Friday it has sued six other makers of phones and phone software. Patent company NTP Inc. is suing Apple Inc., Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., HTC Corp., Motorola Inc. . . ....

Foley & Lardner LLP: Court Denies Apple, Inc. a Preliminary Injunction to Protect Its APP STORE Mark

By Jeffrey A. Simmons ( jsimmons@foley.com ) In a decision that may have surprised many observers, in July 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied Apple, Inc.'s (Apple) motion for a preliminary injunction that would have prohibited Amazon.com, Inc.'s (Amazon...

Department of Justice Sues Apple, 5 Publishers Over Alleged E-Books Price-Fixing Scheme

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) The U.S Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, sued Apple Inc. and five book publishers in federal court in New York on April 11, alleging that Apple and the publishers engaged in a conspiracy to fix prices of digital books in violation of federal antitrust laws; three of...

Abbey Spanier: Parents Beat Motion To Dismiss In Suit Against Apple For App Purchases By Children

By Natalie S. Marcus Plaintiffs filed a class action against Apple Inc. on behalf of parents who downloaded or permitted their minor children to download a supposedly free app from Apple and then incurred charges for game-related purchases made by their children without their parents' knowledge...

California Federal Jury Awards Over $1 Billion To Apple, Inc. In Patent Suit Against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. And Other Samsung Entities

On Friday, Aug. 24, a California federal jury found in favor of Apple, Inc. in a patent dispute against three related Samsung entities, awarding $ 1,049,393,540 to Apple. Apple had claimed that Samsung had infringed on several patents relating to Apple's iPhone smartphone, iPod touch, and iPad electronic...

Apple® Products: Sturdy Security, PC Differences Require Special Attention in Discovery

It seems like they have been around much longer, but the first iPod ® was released by Apple Inc. in November of 2001. Suddenly many consumers were using a product made by the maker of Mac ® computers, loved by the likes of artists, designers and educators-but not the average cubicle jockey or...

Federal Judge Upholds $368 Million Patent Infringement Verdict Against Apple, Inc.

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, Texas Federal District Judge Leonard Davis denied Apple, Inc.'s motion for post-trial relief from a substantial verdict that had been awarded to plaintiff VirnetX in November of 2012 ( VirnetX, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et al. , No. 6:12-cv-00855-LED; 6:10-cv-00417-LED...

Federal Judge Upholds $368 Million Patent Infringement Verdict Against Apple, Inc.

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, Texas Federal District Judge Leonard Davis denied Apple, Inc.'s motion for post-trial relief from a substantial verdict that had been awarded to plaintiff VirnetX in November of 2012 ( VirnetX, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et al. , No. 6:12-cv-00855-LED; 6:10-cv-00417-LED...